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coast

noun [C, U]
 
 
/kəʊst/
B1 the land beside the sea: The island lies off the North African coast (= in the sea near North Africa). They live on the east coast of Scotland.Coasts and beachesBays and gulfs
coast to coast from one side of a country to the otherSomewhere, anywhere, nowhere, or everywhereCountry and nationContinents and regions of the worldCountry names
Translations of “coast”
in Korean 해안…
in Arabic سَاحِل…
in French cte…
in Turkish sahil, kıyı, deniz kenarı…
in Italian costa…
in Chinese (Traditional) 海岸, 沿海地區…
in Russian побережье…
in Polish wybrzeże…
in Spanish costa, litoral…
in Portuguese costa…
in German die Küste…
in Catalan costa…
in Japanese 海岸…
in Chinese (Simplified) 海岸, 沿海地区…
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